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General information

All posting locations: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Job Function: 11 - Logistics

Department: 11 - 01 - Supply Chain Management

Date Published: 04-May-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Role:

The Lead- Customer Supply Chain – Kroger will build and maintain customer partnership which includes leading the development and execution of mutually beneficial supply chain programs and is responsible for achieving business objectives & supply chain targets (On Time- Fill Rate- In Stocks- and efficiency goals).

Responsibilities:

  • Own the Supply Chain relationship with Kroger- in partnership with Sales.
  • Lead a team of 10 supply chain managers and analysts in the daily planning collaboration and order fulfillment with Kroger.
  • Work across KHC Supply Chain functions to optimize service to the customer.
  • Drive partnership with retailer to identify and implement end-to-end lowest landed cost solutions.
  • Oversee the administration of the customer efficiency incentive program.  Work with customers to optimize KHC and Customer benefits from these programs.
  • Design and implement best practices with customer around forecasting and inventory optimization- while optimizing service and reducing waste.
  • Develop transportation solutions with customer to balance cost and service- leveraging delivered and customer pickup solutions.
  • Partner with Sales to enable revenue growth through effective service and delivery around promotions.
  • Serve as “voice of the customer” across HQ Supply Chain functions.
  • Identify industry best practices in customer facing activities and solutions- and evaluate for adoption at KHC.
  • Drive daily and weekly routines across team to ensure key deliverables are being met.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA preferred
  • 7+ years’ work experience in Supply Chain required
  • Direct experience with Transportation- Warehousing- and Inventory Management is strongly preferred
  • Proven track record of results in a customer facing capacity
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex supply chain issues and drive them to solution
  • Must have excellent Excel/reporting/PowerPoint skills
  • SAP experience is a plus

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